Banyas Family History
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Banyas Name Meaning
Hungarian (Bányás): from bánya ‘mine’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a miner or a topographic name for someone who lived near a mine. Americanized spelling of Hungarian Bányász, occupational name for a miner.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Banyai, Banda, Banos, Panas, Banks, Balas, Barras, Barlas, Byas